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taxes. great story, great show. go time. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: all right, welcome to "the young turks." so now we've got a lot of trouble in the middle east. for example in syria we have yet normas kerr. this one in alepo. at least 65 bodies found by a riverbed up to as many as 80 now people are reporting. they were brought to that school that you're seeing now and people are picking through to see who was massacred there. their hands were tied behind their backs, and they were shot in the head. now, one more story about syria iran has jumped in the mix here, in aid to the ayatollah said syria plays a very key role in supporting or god forbid destabilizing the resistance front. for this reasons an attack on syria is considered an attack on iran and iran's allies. the reason why that is devastating is if there is any action taken in syria here we go. it's a much larger war. these are not good times in the middle east, and it is significant trouble, but also in egypt we have trouble there. we had a curfew imposed in three different cities by their leader mohammed morsi. here is mo
than they really do, shifting gears just a bit. grover norquist, savor it. grover norquist anti-tax pledge is being picked up by a group in italy called tea party italia. is that because that's where fascism began or they saw how well it worked here? >> it sounds like a dance club. >> john: tom hanks is doing the remaining. >> i want a branch in russia. i think any kind of empire should have a tea party there. >> the italian tea party will be far better dressed. the tricorner hat will be tilted to the side. >> it makes since they would be getting the tea party in europe. our fads go there when we're done with them, you know. they're probably just getting season one of fresh prince now. they're still wearing acid-wash jeans. >> john: neon is going to break any day. it is a good point you know. when you consider the point that like this whole notion of not paying any taxes freedom isn't tree but don't ask me to pay for it. a is that stupid enough to catch on with our european allies? >> my stepsister lives in italy. that country is a mess. i'm not saying -- maybe some sort of counter
they're living, pay a fine as well as back taxes for several years. presumably that's money that someone working below the wage off the books might not have handy. i don't now when they'll be able to start to implement a plan like this. >> they're looking at $10,000 in fees. that for some in the immigrant families in the agriculture sector that represents over 25% of their annual income. unreachable for many families. but you add language requirements. you add proof of employment requirements, and each of these requirements according to a respected migration policy institute will leave out 36 million undocumented immigrants. you talk about this threshold citizenship for 11 million, but then you look at the details and the devil is in the details. you leave out another chunk of several million, it's very concerning to us. we want to have an honest debate that puts out the facts and is honest with the american population about who is really becoming legalized. >> john: i want to bring in george zornok. buzzfeed reported that the house is working on it's only illegal immigratio
to pay a lot of money to get a path to a green card. they would have to pay a penalty and pay back taxes. if we're talking about people working in this country very often for under minimum wage, is there a concern that many of these same immigrants won't have the means to pay these fines? >> well, certainly that's one of the hoops we're really concerned about because if you make it so prohibitively expensive, that's the same thing as denying citizenship. and first of all every immigrant gets the taxes deducted from their paycheck. so it's like people have been paying taxes they have not been able to receive any benefit whatsoever of those taxes. those fine. they should acknowledge that's okay. secondly, if there is going to be a fine, how much is that fine going to be? those are the questions that still need to be resolved. but having said all of this, i think it's very positive, the fact that republicans are finally engaging in this conversation and i hope they do it from a really good discussion of the merits of immigration reform rather than demonizing immigrants the way they've been
outspoken international president. got a piece up on "huffington post" this morning about taxes and the aversion to paying taxes among americans. i'm talking about the one and only leo gerard. the united steelworkers. north america's largest industrial union representing over 1.2 million active and retired members. we find out more about their good work at their web site, usw.org. we recommend keeping up to date on what's going on here in our nation's capital and around the country on the big issues of the day. market book bookmark it, thinkprogress.com. igor volsky is here with us every tuesday morning. >> thank you. in fact, if you make it your home page, you can go there automatically every day. >> bill: make it your home page. >> everyone who listens or watches this show, their home page is billpressshow.com already. >> stick them in safari. >> bill: there it is. so igor, it looks like immigration reform may actually happen this year, right? >> there may be some momentum and the reason is republicans want to win elections. they say that quite blatantly reason number one is w
with government getting ever so powerful. people weaponnize themselves. more of our tax dollars is going to help make the government even more powerful. >> reporter: dennis coulddennis kucinich. what happened to you. i miss sarah palin. i'm done talking now. >> jennifer: it's so true, it's so true, dennis. all right someone is always in our war room. check us out online link up to our twitter page, and you have a great night. we'll see you tomorrow. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: welcome to "the young turks." guess what kind of show we have for you guys? an awesome one. of course. well we've got a lot of interesting different topics for you guys, including the out of control gun violence in chicago. the woman we're about to show you has four different kids killed by gun violence in chicago alone. >> what did i do wrong? you know? i was there for them. i made sure that they had--we didn't have everything that we wanted but we had what we needed. >> cenk: and her last son died this weekend. it's tragic. we're going to talk to two different people about that, including an african-american republi
chair of the payroll tax subcommittee. it matters big time, because what they can do is attach the key stone pipeline legislation to must-pass legislation with the payroll tax. the republicans want him to do that. baucus is in favor of this. the democrats will be really upset if he goes it alone. he's been called mat baucus, the one man caucus. joan hogan the north dakota senator taken money from the energy industry. john horner of texas many taking none less than $400,000. >> there are jobs in montana. the governor of montana wants this, they want the jobs there. they're not paying a lot of attention. we're going to speaking to some people who are may go more attention to the environmental impact of this. there's a watchdog group called oil change international. we're joined today by steve increase man and by a rancher. i ewe up in new york city. gentlemen, thanks for being on "the young turks." >> thanks for having us. >> thank you. >> benjamin, i want to talk about the ranching. what is it about this pipeline and how will it affect your life and the life of people who do what you do
them for violating housing codes, and they also received notices for $11,000 in back taxes as well as for unpaid sewer and garbage bills. then to add insult to injury, a debt collector from chase sent them an $84,000 bill for missed mortgage payments on a house that chase told them that they had foreclosed upon. the kellers are not alone. this type of horror store is commonplace, believe it or not. call it the rise of the zombie title. in joseph keller's case, the term is tragically apt because if he can't get his name off the title soon and get his disability to cover a liver transplant, this back from the dead property could literally end his life. their story and others have been chronicled in a special report by reuters reporter michelle con lynn. michelle joins us from new york city to talk about the latest disgraceful chapter in the mortgage crisis. michelle, welcome inside "the war room." >> thank you so much for having me. >> jennifer: you bet. what made you decide to write this story? >> well, i had been covering the whole world of foreclosures for a couple of years and ab
: why do you think the bush words from not more successful? the promotion of a lot things, lower tax rates lower regulatory burdens, why didn't the bush--why didn't the economy take off in the decade of 2009. >> it gets to this most boring issue in the world back to the monetary and the crazy dollar destroyed nixon destroyed jimmy carter undermined george bush and none of them knew what hit them. president obama has no appreciation that the volatile dollar that the fed has done is making his task infinitely more difficult. they don't understand it. it has not been taught for decades in the schools. the eyes roll over when it comes up. who shot up lately. so by default bad things happen. >> gavin: some are concerned about money in politics, and the rise of the super pacs. we always had indulgences with wealthy people on both sides with independent ex-pen expenditures. is this healthy for our democracy? are you concerned honestly are you a little bit concerned about what is happening? >> what should be done is take that 76 law which put caps on giving and then the supreme court syd no
. >> there are only two reasons for a federal list on gun owners to either tax them or take them. the only reason. >> cenk: totally not true. and why did the republicans cave on the debt ceiling? the republicans caving? we'll explain why. it's go time. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: secretary of state hillary clinton went up to the hill to talk to the senators and congressmen, and she got a rude, rude arrival there in the form of very aggressive questions and statements by the republicans. first she laid out her case. let's listen. >> for me this is not just a matter of policy, it's personal. i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag-draped caskets off the plane at andrews. i put my arms around the fathers and mothers, the sisters and bow brothers and the wives left alone to raise their children. >> cenk: the republicans were not appeased with that, and they requested about benghazi what produced one of the biggest flareups of the day. >> he were misled that there was protest and an assault sprang out that have. that was easily ascertained. that was not the fact. the american
's a way to win the tea party back after voting for taxes on the wealthy. bring a chart. that worked for ross perot. >> here's the deal see! >> john: we're lucky because john mccain made a rare sunday morning talk show appearance. for those of you who don't know, john mccain has in his house he sleeps in the attic and he has a pole to slide down and a red phone in case a sunday morning show calls. [ laughter ] >> john: so every week, the pole gets a ride. he's there. we'll be playing some clips from him. today, we have to have a bit of a funeral for sarah palin on fox news. >> i don't know. i would love to think that we've seen the last of her but i don't think so. >> john: i don't think so either. >> i don't think so. >> we have speculation coming out she may pop up on another network. >> john: her people are calling mr. zucker all weekend. >> she did make a comment on her interview with breitbart where she said we shouldn't just be preaching to the choir. conservatives need to reach out. which is funny because she did it on breitbart. she's setting herself up to reach out to a larg
they want. and in the middle is the hard-working law-abiding tax-paying american. people want to protect themselves. >> cenk: nonsense, he knows that 40% of the sales are done through gun shows or off the internet, so they are not tracked. you know who that helps? the criminals. wayne lapierre and the nra loves that, because that means that the gun manufacturers that fund the nra make a lot more money, and then we're all scared of the criminals and we go out and buy guns and then they make more money. so wayne lapierre lives on fear. he literally makes his money off of fear. but dick durbin stood up to him. >> my problem with background checks is you're never going to get criminals to go through universal background checks. all of the law-abiding people -- you'll create an enormous federal bureaucracy unfunded, hitting all of the little people in the country. pay the fees. pay the taxes. we don't prosecute anybody right now that goes through the system we have. >> senator durbin? >> mr. lapierre that's the point. the criminals won't purchase the gun because there will be
island hold there so big money people can come there and shelter their tax money and stuff like that. >> stephanie: awesome. >> caller: isn't that a great idea? >> stephanie: right. and no rules or regulations of any kind. no stoplights or stop signs just go. >> are you tired of your government taking away liberties and freedoms you can't quite name. welcome welcome susseed with us. your hard-earned money is yours to teen. there are no taxes in -- glen becky becky becky becky stan stan. >> there are no roads, police teachers, libraries, garbage pickup or sewage statement in -- >> glen becky becky becky becky stan stan. >> but you will friend off the wild animals and then the survivalist train willing kick in. who needs government. it is over rated. join us in -- >> glen becky becky stan stan. >> want to shoot your gun in all directions, go ahead. with a small down payment it can be yours. >> above the fruited plains. >> our future is in the past. >> stephanie: good call, producer chris. >> thank you. >> stephanie: you just dropped that out of nowhere. >> i did. it was
at this saying tax receipts could cover only the absolute essentials here so we have to cut into other things. i'm not -- i think it is a sequester that really does bring people out there and show their hand. >> bill: now the deal -- the bill that the house passed yesterday, the republican bill, am i understanding so it says we'll raise the debt ceiling through mid may but senate has to pass a budget, right and if they don't pass a budget, then we won't get paid as members of congress. >> right. >> bill: is that a real threat? i saw something somewhere where congress gets paid no matter what. >> here's a funny thing. obviously it is a gimmick. it is not as if people are really going to go unpaid for a long period of time. there is a constitutional concern. the 27th amendment says you can't pass a law that pays some members of congress more or less than others. the pay would go into escrow. essentially, we'll hold back. >> bill: i got it. >> you get paid at the back end. >> bill: so you put it in a cookie jar or something like that when the time is right -- >> when your time-out is over, you get
on this that will be posted later today. if you look back at ronald reagan, the conservative icon right? he raised taxes, seven out of eight years that he was president. he supported a ban on assault weapons. he supported and signed a bill creating amnesty for 3 million people who came here illegally. >> what a liberal. >> bill: if republicans -- ronald reagan could not get elected in the republican primary today and i just wish that -- not that i'm a great big fan of ronald reagan. but i wish republicans would just stop worshipping ronald reagan and start following him, start imitating him, and get that practical side to problem solving that ronald reagan did have. and he did support a ban on assault weapons, and in fact president obama quoted ronald reagan when he introduced his own gun-control measures. so immigration still probably going to happen before gun control, but the gun control battle has definitely joined after yesterday's hearing. bill joining us how are you? >> caller: hey, bill i just wanted to echo what ike said from charleston. >> bill: yeah. >> caller: and in
and not paying taxes and enjoying all of the benefits. >> being lazy and all. >> right. there is a large portion of the fox news audience that doesn't speak english. and what is fascinating here is it shows -- as the immigration debate heats up i want people to read their coverage on fox news latino and you will see a news outlet at war with itself. >> stephanie: yeah, i -- karl maybe i'm missing the logic -- every time we get into this immigration debate i don't get it. if we do nothing, all of those same 11, 12 million people are still going to be here. >> these are mexicans who mow our yards and clean our houses. and if they are citizens then we have to pay them more. and they are also brown and not deserving of benefits. >> stephanie: i see. bill o'reilly with colin powell. >> you being who you are, traditional guy, by supportingly as actively as you did barack obama you also put yourself in a category of intolerance on issues like entitlement culture, when you yourself were born in the south bronx and you made it on your own, the entitlement culture now extends t
and running cms, my goodness every day i was dealing with other agencies. with tax policy with the irs, business and labor, so it really -- health care is a front door to a really brood array of very important social issues all of which interest me. >> jennifer: obviously you have a great reputation in the health care community. people have enormous respect for you, but your health care experience is only sort of one aspect of being a governor of a state. give me one other thing that you are passionate about that you would want people to know about you as you consider this run for governor of massachusetts. >> i'm passionate about a lot of things. i'll pick education and children. i think creating a proper future for our children which means a proper presence for families and i want to help build the future and improvement, doing it together, with a lot of options of what is achievable i think we can really break through to a completely new performance. and that's what i aim to achieve. >> jennifer: dr. donald berwick it's a pleasure to have you inside "the war room."
on gun owners, to either tax them or take them. >> cenk: that's absolute nonsense. what we're trying to figure out is who's felons, who's mentally ill. what's really interesting is that has not always been the nra position. there was an interesting article where they explained they switched positions earlier: >> cenk: it's interesting the parallel between a lot of the gun owners today and a lot of the owners back them. back then, the n.r.a. wasn't in favor of that. all of a sudden they started talking about gun control. the black panthers said: >> cenk: when the black panthers were saying that, the n.r.a. was not buying it. let me bring in the man who wrote the book on this, called "gunfight, the battle over the right to bear articles in america." talk to me about the context of the second amendment when passed. >> it was added to the constitution right when the framers were trying to adopt the new constitution. it was designed to protect the individual's right to have a firearm. the founding fathers didn't believe in a standing army. they thought we would be protected by a citizen's
, their kids in school, they've got jobs they are paying taxes. right? they are members of the community. of course, they ought to be able to basically make it official. i don't think it should be that tough. will republicans go along is the big question? not all of them. >> this is "the bill press show." going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. [ music ] >> chatting with you live at country.com/bill press. this is "the bill press show" live on your radio and current tv. >> bill: thirty-three minutes after the hour. we are talking about the outlinesout of a comprehensive immigration bill, one bill. >> that's important that eight senators, four democrats
change. it's true the president can't come in, pass a carbon tax, pass a cap and trade system something ambitious and tackle this issue but there are a lot of things he could do by executive order. using the epa to crack down even harder with some regulations on pollution, on existing power plants. right? the creation of new ones. some of the biggest sources of carbon come from these really old carbon -- i'm sorry cole-powered power plants. would help a lot. >> we have one here in the district that heats the congress. you see that spewing out every day. >> things like that, the congressional power plant, start greening. the government more. solar powers on the white house. big deal. right? it would send a message. don't worry about the flashy stuff. myelogram standards in 2010, 56 miles a gallon all of our cars will get in the year 2025. >> a big deal. >> a huge deal. that was one of the biggest environmental accomplishments of his first term. he could protect parts of the ocean and george w. bush did some of that as president too. how does t
that is less mentally taxing. >> coming up, motown's billy is back again but you'll never get where. don't go away. thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. (vo) she's joy behar. >>current will let me say anything. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> jennifer: all right, let's check in with our progressive brother in arms, michael shure of the "the young turks" sitting in for cenk uygur. michael, what are the battles you're waging tonight. >> governor, we're waging the battles first of all in the senate. i'm sure you covered this. i'm sure you have opinions of that. we're going to see how chuck hagel fared and how some of these silly old senators in front of him presented themselves. and then we also have my beloved 49ers, and one of them making a very grave error. we're going to talk about the comments made about gay americans and gay football players. and i'm sorry to say its another super bowl without the detroit lions. >> jennifer: i'm just saying i'm recording from san francisco but i'm tired of the san francisco teams hogging all of the top
wouldn't see 42 republicans vote for a tax increase in the fiscal cliff deal, we wouldn't have seen the republican party back off attaching a debt limit vote to severe spending cuts. they were feeling the heat of public opinion and to some extent of lead opinion, wall street opinion and corporate opinion and so forth on these matters. public opinion does make a difference. supports bomb on guns by and large. supports obama on revenues i think ultimately public opinion will make a difference. >> john: and they support on filibuster reform as well. i hope harry reid can hear you. michael tomasky always a pleasure to have you. you made me feel a little better. you really did. i didn't think it was possible. >> that's why i'm here. >> john: the one and only michael tomasky. thank you for coming on again. >> thanks a lot. >> the right wing has a new word word, fascism. unfortunately they think it >> john: stay speaker of the house john boehner said, quote wants to annihilate the g.o.p. okay, let's looook at some of the annihilateing annihilation barack obama was open to the idea of outl
to church. think about it. jesus said help the poor. pay your taxes. be nice to people in prince. he hung out with lepers, hookers and crooks. he never said anything about abortion or gay people and was against the death penalty. when you reject jesus'
the presidency, rammed through those bush tax cuts in march of his first year in. democrats get power, and they are free to use it. this time, we democrats won the white house. we picked up what? three seats or whatever it was in the senate, held on to the senate and picked up, up to 55 votes in the senate and picked up -- didn't win the house but won eight new seats in the house of representatives. so democrats have the power today. this was the best moment, the best opportunity we will ever have to do something important for this nation in order to get things done no matter which party is in charge and go aheadet rid of the filibuster or at least fix it so that it can't -- it's not subject to such abuse and refuse to do it. just walked away from that opportunity. harry reid did. diane, up in buffalo new york hey, diane, good morning. >> hey, bill. how are you? >> bill: i am good. just a little -- caller: i am not just disappointed. i am angry. i am so angry at harry reid. you know, we fight the fight every day against these republicans against t
allows state employees to be fired for being gay. >> herp derp. >> and increase taxes for everybody else while cutting taxes for the wealthiest. >> his policies are all herp dump. >> stephanie: exactly. why not end with billy from texas. >> caller: hi, guys i heard you mocking earlier the comment about obama leading us down the isle of socialism. my question for you guys is when are y'all just going to stand up and admit it that that's what you want to if. >> what is the definition of socialism, billy. >> caller: it's a marxist -- [ laughter ] >> stephanie: he seemed winded by his
-- ways in which states can help residents stay out of profit including learning to save more, using tax credits to do that and also giving people more access to public health insurance plans like medicaid. we're back after the break. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. desmond tutu said a quote that is one of my favorite quotes. "we are tied together in a web of humanity. i am a person only through you. i can only be a person only through you." that really resonates me and drives my work. the world is becoming an incredibly connected place. mobile phones are really driving that connection. at kiva, we run an internet marketplace. people can lend to other people for the purpose of starting a sma
. boehner said we're not going to raise taxes on the american people, blah, blah blah. here we go again. i saw an interesting thing in the "new york times" yesterday. this is not enough revenue to -- you know -- the president what we got in the last fiscal cliff, right? >> yeah, $700 billion over ten years. >> stephanie: but the point is and we can say it over and over people do not want the safety nets cut. this -- this piece said citizens of other advanced nations appear to agree it is worth the price. americans have been more hostile toward taxation than other countries. there's pew poll almost two to one it was more important to avoid cuts in social security payments, and this for everybody. 74% of american oppose shorter days or more crowded classrooms. clearly americans value government services. we may welcome an opportunity to save them. what do you think about all of that? >> i think it's very accurate. the american people basically want to do everything -- they want to eat everything drink everything they want to drink, smoke everything they want to smoke, and
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